Saffron Benefits For Menopause | Saffron Benefits for Women

Saffron Benefits For Menopause


Sexual function is a part of human behavior and life that the rate of sexual dysfunction disorder in post-menopausal period is 72%. Saffron has sexual stimulation effect due to its ingredients such as Crocin and Safranal. This study was performed with aim to evaluate the effect of oral saffron on sexual function of postmenopausal women.


This double-blind clinical trial was performed on 67 postmenopausal women in 2016-2017. Eligible postmenopausal women daily received one saffron capsule or placebo for 28 days. Female Sexual Function Index was completed before using capsule and 4 consecutive weeks after the intervention. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 16) and paired t-test and independent t-test. P<0.05 was considered statistically significant.


The mean sexual function scores in saffron group before and after using saffron were 13.5 ± 8.7 and 18.8 ± 7.6, respectively. The results of paired t-test showed that sexual function was improved (p< 0.001). But, in the control group, no change in sexual function was observed before and after the intervention (p= 0.563). There were no side effects about use of saffron in any of the research subjects


Saffron Benefits for Women

Saffron is a plant whose miraculous spice is placed in the form of three red tentacles in the middle of the saffron flower, and by drying these three branches, the adventure of the spice begins to be used for various medicinal, food, beauty, and other purposes. . Harvesting saffron is done entirely by hand, and one of the main reasons for its high price is the hard and tiring process of planting and harvesting. 
Earlier, in a complete article, we examined the properties of saffron and mentioned the health benefits of this golden spice. But in this article, it is time to give a comprehensive answer to everything that is asked  about saffron and the effects of its consumption on women .


Saffron and women

For women, saffron is effective in treating and reducing the symptoms of asthma, heartburn, phlegm in the pulmonary passages, as well as insomnia, cancer, hardening of the arteries, flatulence, as well as depression, Alzheimer's, fear, shock, homeopathy, pain and dry skin. .
In women, saffron reduces the pain of menstrual contractions and premenstrual syndrome , and also prevents premature orgasm and other sexual disorders in men.
Saffron also increases libido in women. 
Some women also use saffron to remove thinning hair by placing it directly on the scalp.


Some researches have shown that the oral consumption of a certain type of saffron for 22 weeks improves the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and acts like donepezil. For Alzheimer's, 30 mg of a pure saffron product of Behraman
Company is recommended


Oral consumption of a special type of saffron for 6 to 8 weeks acts like a small dose of antidepressants such as fluoxetine or imipyramine. In women, saffron can be useful for the treatment of mild to mild depression, as well as for the treatment of postpartum depression. For more information about this, visit the followingarticles
treatment of depression with saffron
fure extract of  Saffron 

Menstrual problems in women and the role of saffron in their improvement

Research shows that consuming products that contain some saffron, fennel and celery seeds can reduce pain during menstruation in women. For menstrual complications, 500 mg of the combined product containing saffron extract, celery seed and fennel extract is recommended three times a day in the first three days of menstruation.

Premenstrual syndrome 

Research shows that the consumption of saffron or its extract reduces the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome after two menstrual periods. For premenstrual syndrome, it is recommended to use pure saffron extract twice a day

The easiest way to use saffron

The easiest way to use saffron is to prepare saffron tea. By buying Behraman saffron green tea , you can easily prepare and enjoy your quality saffron tea whenever you want. Otherwise, follow the instructions below

 Let some water boil
 Pour some saffron and tea into the teapot
 Pour boiling water over tea and saffron in a teapot
 After a few minutes, strain the resulting solution into a glass
Add sugar if desired
 You can also eat it with mint leaves or lemon slices and a teaspoon of honey
Saffron mask

Benefit of saffron for the skin

Every lady cares about her skin more than anything else in her appearance and tries to have fresh and healthy skin. To achieve this goal, saffron can help women a lot, which we will discuss below
saffron has been used for centuries as an element for women's beauty and is used for moisturizing, treating and protecting the skin, and also thanks to Its antibacterial properties bring many benefits to women's skin, but due to its high price, it is used in very small amounts in creams and lotions

Saffron and Acne treatment

Due to its antibacterial and antioxidant properties, saffron is very effective for treating pimples. Grind a very small amount of saffron together with 3 to 4 basil leaves and add a few drops of water and place it on the desired area. Do this 2 to 3 times a week until the paste is dry and then wash it off your skin after 15 minutes

Treatment of dry skin with saffron

Dry skin can be accompanied by itching and flaking, and you can get rid of dry skin by preparing a mask that includes saffron and fresh lemon juice, by combining fresh lemon juice with saffron and a few drops of milk and applying it on Leave it on your skin for 20 minutes and then wash it with warm water, lemon will clean the skin deeply and saffron will give it shine

Use of saffron for skin lightening

Saffron is known as a natural skin brightener, you can achieve brilliant results by adding a few strands of saffron in a glass of milk and preparing a solution of milk and saffron and massaging it on the skin. Another way to use it is to mix 2 to 3 saffron strands with a teaspoon of sandalwood and 2 teaspoons of milk and massage the paste in circular motions on your skin and leave it for 40 minutes. Leave it for a minute and then wash it off
The effect of saffron on women

Treatment of sunburn

Sunburn can be embarrassing and reduce your self-confidence, so put some saffron on your skin with cream and leave it on the dark area overnight, then wash it with cold water before repeating this process. It can make darkness transparent

Skin booster

Saffron can clean the skin as a cleanser, for this purpose, mix a few saffron with 2 spoons of cream and half a spoon of honey until the saffron turns color and apply it to your face with cotton or smoke saffron

Improves skin darkening 

If you are not satisfied with the color of your skin, you can use saffron, which makes your skin brighter and removes impurities and stains from your skin. Massage some saffron with cream on your skin. You can also mix some saffron with olive oil or almond oil or coconut oil and massage it on your skin.

How to MAKE the best saffron mask for women's skin

Add 2 to 3 strands of saffron to a little water in the morning and let it soak. Then, crush the saffron strands with clean hands and add a very small amount of sugar, about half a teaspoon, pour a few drops of olive oil and mix well. Place the mask on the skin and gently massage. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off gently.

 Benefit of saffron for hair

In addition to having healthy skin, having thick, healthy and fresh hair is another important factor in women's beauty and self-confidence. Along with all the miraculous properties it has, saffron has not left the hair useless and can be an alternative to chemical medicines for hair health

Hair mask with saffron

The abundant antioxidant properties of saffron can fight and prevent hair loss. Saffron restores hair follicles and improves its growth. Also, saffron is known as the best treatment for alopecia
Dissolve some saffron in milk and add some licorice powder to it. Mix well to make a soft dough. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes on your hair, scalp and affected areas, then wash off gently

Regular use of this hair mask can prevent hair loss and improve its growth. It repairs the damage done to the hair and restores freshness to it

Consuming a large amount of saffron during pregnancy may cause abortion in women. Be sure to read the article on saffron and pregnancy for more informationread, in this article, everything related to the consumption of saffron, the permitted amount, its benefits and side effects during pregnancy has been discussed in a specialized manner
Also, it is better for women not to eat saffron to be cautious during breastfeeding
If saffron is stored in containers where air does not penetrate and in cool and dark places, it will not lose its properties for years. 

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